Tecmo Bowl Dated For Switch

Hamster are publishing the American Football game Arcade Archives Tecmo Bowl on the Nintendo Switch eShop next week (30 January) priced at ¥838. The game was originally released by Tecmo in 1987 and later ported to both Famicom / NES and Game Boy. Screenshots added below…

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XX Mission Dated For Switch

Hamster are publishing the vertical scrolling shoot ’em up Arcade Archives XX Mission on the Nintendo Switch eShop this week (23 January) priced at ¥838. The game was originally published by UPL (Penguin-Kun Wars, Ninja Kid II, Atomic Robo-Kid, Omega Fighter, Acrobat Mission, etc) in 1986. Screenshots and Famitsu livestream with Detana!! TwinBee added below…

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Penguin-Kun Wars Updated

Hamster have updated Arcade Archives Penguin-Kun Wars to Version 1.0.2 on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 correcting some of the background graphics during certain scenes in the game. Penguin-Kun Wars is available now on the Switch eShop priced at ¥838.

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Detana!! TwinBee Coming to Switch

Hamster are publishing the vertical shoot ’em up Arcade Archives Detana!! TwinBee on the Nintendo Switch eShop next week (16 January) priced at ¥838. The game was originally published by Konami in 1991, ported to both the Sharp X68000 and PC Engine, and is known as “Bells & Whistles” in the west. Screenshots added below…

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Exerion Dated For Switch

Hamster are publishing the pseudo-3D shoot ’em up Arcade Archives EXERION on the Nintendo Switch eShop this week (09 January) priced at ¥838. The game was originally published by Jaleco in 1983 and has been ported to MSX, Famicom, and SG-1000.. Screenshots and trailer added below…

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Penguin Wars Now Available!

Hamster have just shadow dropped the classic arcade game Arcade Archives Penguin-Kun Wars on the Japanese Switch eShop priced at ¥838. Penguin Wars received Famicom and MSX ports, plus a later Game Boy version (known as “King of the Zoo” in Europe), with the Switch recently receiving a remake by City Connection. Screenshots added below…

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VS. Balloon Fight Is The 100th Arcade Archives Game

Hamster’s recent release of Arcade Archives VS. BALLOON FIGHT is the 100th Arcade Archives title released by the company (76 are on Switch) with 108 ACA NEOGEO games also released (all 108 are on Switch). Hamster recently received a Guinness World Record for the most consecutive weeks (131) to release a video game on the Nintendo eShop.

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VS. Balloon Fight Magazine Advert

Full page magazine advert for VS. Balloon Fight and other Hamster titles, taken from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Order physical copies of the magazine here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all orders over $20!

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